A full rich medium tone level, for a yellow droplet of color. #56

Nice, bright, medium toned,yellow droplet of color.  #56 This standard round brilliant appears to be eye clean, which is unusual in yellow with a medium or higher tone level. It weighs .70 carats and has never accepted even a hint of mint, from anyone, including his fellow droplets of color..

I know that my yellowish light is helping this yellow droplet of color to get to the medium tone level, but I can not stop from praising it.  Yellows without green in the collection need all the encouragement they can get to multiply.  This yellow appears to be eye clean and weights .70 carats.


About Bruce Fry

I was born in Summit, NJ in 1947 and graduated from Summit High School in 1966. I graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in 1970 and after spending another year in graduate school, I left to see the world of Brazil. After spending some more time discovering myself, I ended up working for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 32 years as an Air Quality Engineer in the Department of Environmental Protection. I retired in 2007 and took up faceting gemstones again after a long hiatus that reached back to my twenties. I had started cutting cabochons when I was 13 and bought my first faceting machine when I was 15, but ran out of money and time until I retired. My great love in gemology is tourmaline and the collection presented here represents my effort to get as much beauty and variety in the colors of tourmaline as I can. I was particularly lucky in being able to get unheated cuprian tourmaline before copper was discovered in gem grade tourmaline from Mozambique.
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